Quandong Quan"dong, n. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of an Australian tree ({Fusanus acuminatus}) of the Sandalwood family; -- called also {quandang}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quandong — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una nuez de quandong del desierto puesto en una trozo de corteza de papel. Quandong (escritura alternativa Quongdong) es el nombre dado a varias especies de plantas silvestres de bosques, sabanas y matorrales en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Quandong — (alternative spelling Quongdong) is the name given to a number of Australian wild bush plants and their edible fruits. The plant species are in two unrelated genera, Santalum and Elaeocarpus , the name and its modifiers are referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • quandong — or quandang [kwäm′täŋ΄kwän′däŋ΄] n. [native name] 1. a small Australian tree (Eucarya acuminata) of the sandalwood family, whose edible fruit has a single stone containing an edible kernel 2. this fruit or stone: Also quantong [kwäm′täŋ΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Quandong — Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « Quandong » s applique en français à plusieurs taxons distincts. Quandong …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quandong — noun 1. the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree • Syn: ↑blue fig • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑quandong tree, ↑Brisbane quandong, ↑silver quandong tree, ↑b …   Useful english dictionary

  • quandong — noun a) The fruit of a sandalwood tree. b) The fruit of Elaeocarpus angustifolius, unrelated to sandalwood, called blue quandong. See Also: desert quandong, bitter quandong, blue quandong …   Wiktionary

  • quandong — /ˈkwɒndɒŋ / (say kwondong) noun 1. Also, desert quandong. a. a tree, Santalum acuminatum, of semi arid regions of Australia, bearing a bright red, edible drupaceous fruit the seed of which (quandong nut) has an edible kernel. b. the fruit, or the …   Australian English dictionary

  • quandong — siauralapis alyvūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Alyvūninių šeimos medieninis augalas (Elaeocarpus angustifolius), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elaeocarpus angustifolius angl. blue marbletree; blue fig;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • quandong — saldžiavaisis santalas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Santalinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Santalum acuminatum), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eucarya acuminata; Fusanus acuminatus; Mida acuminata; Santalum acuminatum angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • quandong — n Australian a woman. The quandong fruit (santalum acuminatus) is fleshy with a hard seed centre; the word has thus been appro priated to refer to women with suppos edly similar qualities either prostitutes or friendly females who refuse to be… …   Contemporary slang

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